We've had a million lists telling you what's good in the Hub City. It's time to flip this on its head and tell you what isn't such a good idea.

Eat fish from the playa lakes. I know this happens all the time, but that water is runoff from the roads. It's oil, bird poop, discarded diapers, cigarette butts, and who knows what else. Do not eat the mutant fish. It's just not a good idea.

Assume the car next to you knows what it's doing. I'll say this a million times over: in Lubbock, expect the cars driving next to you to do the most unexpected thing at any given time. If you don't think they'll fly up in the air, turn a 180, and start driving right at you, you're wrong.

Say "there's nowhere good to eat." There are so many great places to eat in Lubbock and the scene is constantly being refreshed. You have to want something highly specific to not be able to get it in the Hub City.

Paint on a windy day. There are, in fact, a lot of things you shouldn't do in Lubbock on a windy day, but unless you want brown patches on your project, it's best to put the painting off until the wind dies down.

Drink the tap water. Technically, Lubbock water won't kill you; it only tastes like something that will kill you. Lubbock water tastes like you took good water and soaked a hammer in it. It's just not good.

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